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Sunday November 23, 2014
8:00 AM

Foster High School

Riders should prepare for a fall adventure featuring picturesque scenery along great roads and back roads. Punctuating miles and miles of biking fun will be first-rate rest stops with a ...

10:00 AM

Stevenson Park

Along with juried artists and crafters, the event includes continuous live entertainment, a variety of food and a children's make-and-take area. Santa will make a visit. Proceeds from this ...

10:00 AM

Hermann Square Park - City Hall

All roads lead to creativity at the 2014 Houston Via Colori Street Painting Festival, presented by LINN Energy, as more than 200 artists create murals illustrating the meaning of sound ...

11:00 AM

For four days, shopping enthusiasts and antiques aficionados will be able to peruse the best of antiques from more than 50 premier antiques dealers from around the world. The 62nd ...

11:00 AM

Winter Street Studios

Fresh Arts' Ninth Annual Winter Holiday Arts Market (WHAM) is a juried art sale and citywide celebration of Houston's most talented and diverse artists. WHAM offers a wide variety ...

12:00 PM

No Label Brewing

The Texas Tamale Festival features unlimited access to five signature flavors of tamales handcrafted by the Texas Tamale Company — beef, chicken, pork, spinach and black bean. Local brews from No ...

1:00 PM

Messina Hof Winery & Resort

Professional artists will guide you step-by-step through your very own masterpiece that you can take home at the end of the nigh. Guests will enjoy light bites and wine tastings.

1:00 PM
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This charming 1956 classic finds Madeline in a Christmas crisis when all of her schoolmates are sick, including Miss Clavel. Who will run the school? How will the girls get ...

2:00 PM

The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon's popular preschool music group and stars of the hit TV series of the same name, will come to the Bayou Music Center to perform ...

2:00 PM

Robert D. Mowry introduces Korean ceramics from the early historic period through the 19th century, focusing on the robust stonewares of the Three Kingdoms (57 BC–668 AD) and Unified ...

2:00 PM
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The classic story on stage is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this smash hit tells the ...

2:00 PM

Humperdinck's fairy tale of two adventurous children and a witch, Hänsel und Gretel, is unforgetable. The libretto was written by Humperdinck's sister, Adelheid Wette, based on the ...

2:30 PM

Moores School of Music (120 School Of Music Bldg.)

Timothy Hester has long moved from one piano to the next, delivering classics and contemporary compositions. Soon, the University of Houston Moores School of Music professor will tickle the ivories ...

2:30 PM
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Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

2:30 PM

Opening with two Beethoven overtures and concluding with Mozart's Requiem, music director Andrés Orozco-Estrada leads the Houston Symphony and Chorus in a program exuding drama and heroism. Mozart ...

2:30 PM

First Congregational Church of Houston

Hear soprano Tamara Wilson prior to her Metropolitan Opera debut as Aida. Wilson will be accompanied by pianist Joseph Li to offer an intimate recital of songs and arias. Proceeds ...

3:00 PM
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Denise Fennell returns as Sister in this holiday mystery extravaganza. It's CSI goes to Bethlehem as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages. On ...

3:00 PM

Studio 101 at Spring Street Studios

Set amid the events that conspired to create the 1984 Union Carbide disaster, Rahul Varma's timely drama reveals the human stories within the complex political and economic webs that ...

4:00 PM

Shepherd School of Music

Beethoven's Trio Op. 97 is considered his greatest trio for strings and piano. It is also one of his most optimistic, uplifting and beloved chamber works. Despite its popularity ...

4:00 PM
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This charming 1956 classic finds Madeline in a Christmas crisis when all of her schoolmates are sick, including Miss Clavel. Who will run the school? How will the girls get ...

4:00 PM

Julep

Add a little extra something to your holiday party this year with a cocktail and entertaining workshop. The workshop includes a short and sweet styling session with tips to recreate ...

5:00 PM

Enigma Lounge

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra debuts its ROCO Unchambered chamber series with a performance featuring ROCO principal trombone Thomas Hulten. The series tinkers with convention while continuing to feature ROCO musicians ...

6:00 PM

Buffalo Bayou Silos

Join for the Buffalo Bayou Silos Series finale and closing party for Transported + Renewed at Silos III: Comunidad & Matriz(x), which will feature artist Ramon Barela's project art onto ...

7:00 PM
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The Barn - Dance Source Performing Arts Space

CORE, in partnership with Dance Source Houston and The Field NYC, presents Fall Fieldwork Showcase, the culminating performance of Fieldwork Houston Fall 2014. The Fieldwork Showcase is the culminating presentation ...

7:00 PM
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The Barn - Dance Source Performing Arts Space

The Fieldwork Showcase is the culminating presentation of new work that was created and developed in CORE's Fieldwork program, an experiential process in which artists receive critical feedback on ...

7:30 PM
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Add Broadway at the Hobby ... to your calendar.

The classic story on stage is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this smash hit tells the ...

8:00 PM
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Add Jeezy in concert: "Seen ... to your calendar.

Arena Theatre

Jeezy comes to Houston to perform a concert at the Arena Theatre.

8:00 PM
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"SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque" is a burlesque performance featuring SuicideGirl dancers. With stripteases and performances poking fun at Kill Bill, Game of Thrones, The Big Lebowski, Planet of The Apes, Dr ...

Monday November 24, 2014
7:30 PM
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Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

Tuesday November 25, 2014
4:00 PM
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Enjoy an appearance by Olympic Gold Medalist Chad Hedrick and catch Le Patin Libre of Montreal in the group's first U.S. appearance followed by a disco dance party ...

7:30 PM
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Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

7:30 PM
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St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

This challenging and highly romantic music by Richard Strauss and Arnold Schoenberg will be performed by violinists Sonja Harasim and Oleg Sulyga, violists James Dunham and Rene Salazar, cellists Barrett ...

8:00 PM
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In honor of the A&M vs. LSU game, Texas A&M Mays Business School will turn the plaza into a football field and hosting an Aggie Yell Practice. Starting ...

Wednesday November 26, 2014
11:00 AM
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Houston Grand Opera, Houston Ballet, Mercury and Houston First unite to kick off the holiday season in the theater district. Bring the family to enjoy live music sung by Vanessa ...

1:30 PM
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Add Sketching in the Galleries ... to your calendar.

During Rienzi's open sketching hours, guests are invited to draw from 18th-century decorative arts objects in the Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassical styles. The galleries hold treasures for every artist ...

7:30 PM
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Denise Fennell returns as Sister in this holiday mystery extravaganza. It's CSI goes to Bethlehem as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages. On ...

Thursday November 27, 2014
6:00 AM
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Dillard’s Parking Lot

Join Neighborhood Centers for Houston's second largest footrace before Thanksgiving. The TXU Energy Houston Turkey Trot is celebrating its 22nd Thanksgiving Day race. Money raised will support more than ...

9:00 AM
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Houston City Hall

Presiding over the parade as Grand Marshals will be the stars from TLC's television series The Little Couple, Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein, along with their children, Will and ...

9:00 AM
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First Presbyterian Houston

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston volunteers will deliver more than 4,000 traditional Thanksgiving meals to homebound seniors during the organization's Meals on Wheels program on Thanksgiving Day. More ...

4:00 PM
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Uptown Houston

To kick off the holiday season, Santa will make his annual appearance to light up more than a half-million lights on 80 trees lining Post Oak Boulevard and on area ...

Friday November 28, 2014
10:30 AM
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This charming 1956 classic finds Madeline in a Christmas crisis when all of her schoolmates are sick, including Miss Clavel. Who will run the school? How will the girls get ...

12:00 PM
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Silver Street Studios

Pop Shop Houston returns to Silver Street Studios for its biggest festival of the year. Now three-days, the Pop Shop Winter Festival features more than 90 Houston-based artists, small businesses ...

1:30 PM
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This charming 1956 classic finds Madeline in a Christmas crisis when all of her schoolmates are sick, including Miss Clavel. Who will run the school? How will the girls get ...

2:30 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents A ... to your calendar.

Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

6:00 PM
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Hotel Galvez

The historic Hotel Galvez and Spa invites guests to celebrate the start of the holidays with the official City of Galveston Holiday Lighting Celebration. Festivities will begin at 6 p ...

7:00 PM
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Add 2014 Critical Mass at ... to your calendar.

Critical Mass is an informal bike group that meets the last Friday of every month to ride around the city, raise awareness and advocate for a bicycle-friendly urban environment. All ...

7:30 PM
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Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Family Arts Center ... to your calendar.

Houston Family Arts Center

Nineteenth-century London comes to life when Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit and Ebenezer Scrooge take you on a fantastical journey through Christmas past, present and future. Scrooge's story of redemption ...

7:30 PM
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Journey with Clara as she dances on the arm of the Nutcracker Prince to the stunning Land of Snow and the delectable Kingdom of Sweets. There are so many reasons ...

7:30 PM
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Keith Jackson Hall

The Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston presents an event that celebrates the successes of José-José and Marco Antonio Muñiz with the vocal representation of Fernando Moguel and ...

8:00 PM
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The Grand 1894 Opera House

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Greater Tuna creator and master storyteller Jaston Williams in the debut of Maid Marian in a Stolen Car. This hilarious new solo show is ...

8:00 PM
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Denise Fennell returns as Sister in this holiday mystery extravaganza. It's CSI goes to Bethlehem as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages. On ...

8:00 PM
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Add Houston Symphony presents "Beethoven ... to your calendar.

Beethoven's First and Fourth symphonies combine his compositional style coupled with nods to Mozart's and Haydn's spirited Classical tradition. Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith performs Schumann's ...

9:00 PM
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Arena Theatre

Much has been made that the Kentucky-born, Ohio-raised Yoakam was too country for Nashville when he first sought out his musical fortune in the mid-'80s, but the truth is ...

Saturday November 29, 2014
9:00 AM
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Add Eminent Holiday Shopping Market to your calendar.

South Shore Harbour Resort

Browse through exhibitor booths showcasing unique specialty and one-of-a-kind items in a variety of categories, including home décor, gourmet foods, holiday sweet treats, clothing, holiday decorating and more.

12:00 PM
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Silver Street Studios

Pop Shop Houston returns to Silver Street Studios for its biggest festival of the year. Now three-days, the Pop Shop Winter Festival features more than 90 Houston-based artists, small businesses ...

2:00 PM
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Add Home for the Holidays ... to your calendar.

The gift market will feature more than 150 of the region's unique gift vendors offering distinctive home décor, candles, craft foods, accessories and more.

2:00 PM
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Stafford Centre

This production is performed under the guidance of artistic director Sharon Teague, a retired first soloist with the Houston Ballet. Join Clara for a humor-filled Act One, during which a ...

2:00 PM
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Add Storyteller Jaston Williams in ... to your calendar.

The Grand 1894 Opera House

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Greater Tuna creator and master storyteller Jaston Williams in the debut of Maid Marian in a Stolen Car. This hilarious new solo show is ...

2:00 PM
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Add Houston Ballet presents The ... to your calendar.

Journey with Clara as she dances on the arm of the Nutcracker Prince to the stunning Land of Snow and the delectable Kingdom of Sweets. There are so many reasons ...

2:30 PM
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Add Mercury presents "Christmas Gloria" to your calendar.

Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church

This Mercury Christmas concert features the glorious sounds of a soprano soloist on works by Handel, Vivaldi and Bach.

2:30 PM
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Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

3:00 PM
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Add Stages Repertory Theatre presents ... to your calendar.

Denise Fennell returns as Sister in this holiday mystery extravaganza. It's CSI goes to Bethlehem as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages. On ...

6:00 PM
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Add Galveston ArtWalk 2014 to your calendar.

Galveston Art Center

Galveston's art galleries and businesses will open their doors to the public for an evening of art viewing and hors d'oeuvres amid the beautiful Victorian architecture of historic ...

7:00 PM
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Add Missouri City Ballet Company ... to your calendar.

Stafford Centre

This production is performed under the guidance of artistic director Sharon Teague, a retired first soloist with the Houston Ballet. Join Clara for a humor-filled Act One, during which a ...

7:00 PM
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St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church

Houston New Arts Movement founder Adam Vincent Clay performs the solo piano works of Rachmaninoff and Chopin in the season opening concert that features Russian and Polish cultures. This concert ...

7:00 PM
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Add Mercury presents "Christmas Gloria" to your calendar.

This Mercury Christmas concert features the glorious sounds of a soprano soloist on works by Handel, Vivaldi and Bach.

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Family Arts Center ... to your calendar.

Houston Family Arts Center

Nineteenth-century London comes to life when Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit and Ebenezer Scrooge take you on a fantastical journey through Christmas past, present and future. Scrooge's story of redemption ...

7:30 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents A ... to your calendar.

Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Ballet presents The ... to your calendar.

Journey with Clara as she dances on the arm of the Nutcracker Prince to the stunning Land of Snow and the delectable Kingdom of Sweets. There are so many reasons ...

8:00 PM
Add To My Calendar

Add Storyteller Jaston Williams in ... to your calendar.

The Grand 1894 Opera House

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Greater Tuna creator and master storyteller Jaston Williams in the debut of Maid Marian in a Stolen Car. This hilarious new solo show is ...

8:00 PM
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Add Houston Symphony presents "Beethoven ... to your calendar.

Beethoven's First and Fourth symphonies combine his compositional style coupled with nods to Mozart's and Haydn's spirited Classical tradition. Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith performs Schumann's ...

8:00 PM
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Add Stages Repertory Theatre presents ... to your calendar.

Denise Fennell returns as Sister in this holiday mystery extravaganza. It's CSI goes to Bethlehem as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages. On ...

8:00 PM
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Writespace Houston - Silver Street Studios

Writespace is an intimate, non-intimidating environment for first-timers to try their hand at reading. At a max of seven minutes, guests can read anything from original poems to excerpts from ...

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